Beyond #MeToo: Knowing Our Rights & Demanding Accountability is a panel discussion that will include the NYPD, detectives from SVU, victim's advocates from local hospitals, reps from the DA's office, reps from local legal aid groups, and more. It is open to the community. It will be Monday, April 23, 2018 from 7 - 9 PM.
- Beyond Programs and Prisons: Community alternatives and thinking beyond the system to address sexual violence and build community accountability
- Institutional Advocacy: Challenging frameworks, interrupting harm, and creating alliances in institutional settings
- All or None: Uplifting the agency, knowledge, and needs of marginalized communities and identities and building a stronger anti-violence movement
- Self Care to Community Care: Nourishing and sustaining communities that can prevent sexual violence and heal trauma
Legal Momentum (formerly National Organization for Women Legal Defense & Education Fund) strives to achieve equality and improve the lives of women and girls by transforming the institutions and values of our society through legal advocacy, public policy development, communications, education, and strategies alliances. It also offers free, confidential legal information, as well as referrals to direct service providers across the country, and legal resource kits.
Legal Momentum advances the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy.